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2 local manufacturers plan hiring, $11.8M in investments after getting state grants

Chris Gautz – Two Southeast Michigan manufacturers were awarded a total of $ 500,000 in state grants that are expected to help create 202  jobs and lead to $ 11.8 million in investment. Detroit-based Oakland Stamping LLC, a subsidiary of L&W Engineering, was awarded a $ 300,000 Michigan Business Development Program performance-based grant to expand […]

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DPD’s 9th Precinct getting much-needed makeover

The Detroit Police Department’s 9th Precinct on Gratiot Avenue is getting a makeover. Full News here – Detroit | WXYZ

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Getting Detroit's voter rolls right

Getting Detroit's voter rolls right It has always been a priority of mine to ensure that Detroit's voter records are authentic. Since 2006, the Department of Elections (DOE) has been working to enhance the integrity of Detroit's elections process by removing invalid voter registration … Full News here – Read more on Detroit Free Press

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Detroit Needs Talented People … and It's Getting Them

Detroit Needs Talented People … and It's Getting Them Detroit's unique challenges have given rise to bold policy prescriptions and created a hotbed of opportunities. Marc Andreessen recently suggested making drones legal to help turn the city into a policy and industrial innovation zone. Michael … Full News here – Read more on Forbes

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Some school buses in Macomb County getting cameras to record vehicles ignoring their stops

They’re big, they’re yellow and they have flashing red lights. But many drivers still take a high stake gamble by zooming around school buses when they stop to drop off or pick up students. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Detroit Lions’ Tahir Whitehead avoids getting caught up in emotions during rise to starting lineup

The strong-side linebacker moved into the starting lineup against Jacksonville, and is expected to make his first regular-season start Monday against New York. But he says he’s not getting caught up in all the hoopla surrounding his rise. Full News here – Ann Arbor mobile sports

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For Detroit children, getting ready for school includes visit to zoo, new shoes

— Skechers, Meijer and the Detroit Zoo partnered Tuesday to make sure when Detroit Public School students get back to the classroom next week, they will be getting started on the right foot. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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19 Michigan schools getting $114M in federal aid to boost achievement

The School Improvement Grant funds are being given to the ‘priority schools’ in the bottom 5 percent of the state’s Top-to-Bottom rankings, beginning this fall. The recipient schools include 10 in Metro Detroit. Full News here – Schools RSS from The Detroit News

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Feedback: Nonpaying water customers still not getting readers' sympathy

Feedback: Nonpaying water customers still not getting readers' sympathy Mayor Mike Duggan was handed control of the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department on Tuesday, taking it back from emergency manager Kevyn Orr. Amid outrage over the department shutting off water to nonpaying customers, Duggan said he might … Full News here – Read more on Detroit […]

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Metro Times is getting a new website today

Your favorite local alternative weekly is getting a digital facelift at around 4 p.m. today, and we need your help. If you, dear reader, spot anything amiss or notice that any of our regular features are not working properly, do give us a shout in the comment section below or on social media. If, on […]

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Rochelle Riley: Detroit at 313 is older and getting better

I moved to this area in 2000, fully intending to stay two years on my way to Los Angeles to make films. But a funny thing happened on the way to the Forum. I liked it. Full News here – freep

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After 6 years of away games, Detroit high school getting new football field

After 6 years of away games, Detroit high school getting new football field Construction is ongoing at Stein Playfield on Cathedral Street as part of a $ 650,000 project to build Detroit Cody High School's new athletic field. Cody has not had a home football game in six years.Ryan Zuke | MLive.com. Between 10,000-20,000 people […]

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Old Tiger Stadium site in Detroit moves a step closer to getting a new baseball field

The EDC signed off on a memorandum of understanding with PAL, which intends to move its headquarters to a development that would be built along Cochrane Avenue. Full News here – Detroit Business News

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Why retailer Hot Mama is getting a new name

The new moniker comes as the $ 40 million company is gearing up for some aggressive expansion. Full News here – Oakland Business

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White House Detroit adviser getting job with VP's office

White House Detroit adviser getting job with VP's office As part of his new role, Don will continue to support the revitalization of Detroit, in coordination with the team on the ground, the White House Office of Intergovernmental Affairs and others across the administration.” He will start in the new job … Full News here […]

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